DC Public Library is participating in the 2019 Free Summer Meals Program.
Kids and teens eat free lunch on weekdays from July 1 - August 9. No registration is required.
Lunch will be provided Monday – Friday from 1 - 2:30 p.m. at the following library locations:
On Nov. 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall that physically separated East Berlin and West Berlin came down. The Berlin Wall was built because of a long dispute between the United States and Russia after World War 2. It was built because a lot of people did not want to live in East Germany and the government wanted them to stop them from leaving. Even though Berlin was in the country of East Germany the city itself was separated into a western half and eastern half. It was a huge symbol of the cold war and it stood for 28 years.
Can our minds grow with practice? If we train hard enough can we become smarter or increase our mental agility? The books in the list below reveal modern occurrences where science has helped improve or change the brains of many people. They address miracles, human evolution, methods of healing, and how we can embrace our differences and thrive with the minds we have.
This list was created to showcase and examine non-fiction books that feature the minimalist lifestyle. Where in the art world minimalism focuses on simplicity, harmony, and order, the books below represent a cultural shift from high consumerism towards a life of reflection, intention, and utility in every aspect.
The Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library would like to congratulate Sylva Murtinova who won first place in the Photography Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her photo series is called Detroit. This is Sylva's second Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest award. She was also honored last year when she was First Runner Up in the Photography Category. She said about the series:
DC Public Library’s Evil Laugh Contest is officially underway, and the countdown to our deadline has begun. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick Tock. You have until the stroke of midnight on Friday, Oct. 15 to make a librarian shiver.
Congratulations to the winners of our Haiku Contest! There were lots of wonderful entries and it was hard to choose, but we were able to decide on three great haiku. Read the winning entries here:
Adult - Katrina Moore
yearning the day
the soft smiles, visible,
safe without their masks
Teen - Comfort Nkop
Books are like my home.
They open doors to a world.
It seems like a dream.
Child - Marciane Guilmard
Capital I live